Self-Care Ideas for The Colder Months

The nights are getting darker and the temperature is drastically dropping. Sometimes this time of year can cause us to feel more down than usual. When we go through the transition from a warm, bright summer to a dark, cold winter we can almost mourn the loss of the sun. So now is the perfect time to start working on your self-care. Here are a few ways you can set some time aside in the winter months to look after yourself.

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How Depression Impacts Our Decision Making Process

In the height of my depression in 2014/2015 I didn’t just feel like I was stuck in this feeling but I was actually spiraling. The problem with depression is that it changes our mindsets so much that we start making decisions that end up making it so much worse for ourselves. These are things that we sometimes just can’t help but need to start recognising so we can try and pull ourselves out of these bad habits. Once we start getting our shit together can we then start working on getting better and feeling like ourselves again.

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How To Start Acting Like the Person You Want to Become (& Why You Have To)

When you imagine your future, and you think of what it feels like to be living your dream, like most of us you have this ideal picture of you in your mind. This person acts a certain way, and holds themself with confidence. They make certain decisions and live their life differently to how you are now. What most people don’t realise is that they need to actually become this person first, only then will you start being able to reach your goals. I call this person your True Self or True You.

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Why It Is Important to Have Goals When You Suffer With Depression

If you are not a regular reader you may not know that I was diagnosed with depression about 4 years ago. I had felt down for many years before that but hit what felt like “rock bottom” in 2014. I have since gotten a lot better and believe that having a goal in place has helped me massively.

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Why The Most Important Thing You Need to Achieve Your Goals is Discipline

When we have our goals in mind we are always seeking motivation. We constantly consume information in order for us to get inspired and motivated so we can get in the mood to put in the work. However, motivation is not the main ingredient needed to achieve your goals. In fact you should never rely on this at all. The only thing you need to achieve anything is discipline. Here is why discipline is the first thing you need in order for you to achieve great things.

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How To Start Your Day on a Positive Note

“Look who woke up on the wrong side of the bed this morning”. This is such an overused phrase for when we are just having one of those days and we don’t know why. But the start of our days can make such a difference to how we feel throughout the day. So here are some tips to put you in a good mood first thing and continue your day on a positive note.

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Items That Will Make Your Health & Fitness Journey Easier

You don’t need anything but discipline and a ‘why’ to start your health and fitness journey but with the following items it will be so much easier. These items will either give you more options for healthier meals, improve workouts or just give you a bit of motivation to stick with it. So here are the items that I use and love that help me.

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4 Habits You Need To Adopt To Achieve Anything

So you have your dreams in mind and you can't stop thinking about them. You want to change your life. But in order for you to change your life, you need to change your habits. Start acting like the person you want to be and you will soon morphe into the person you have always imagined you would be. So here are some of the habits I have adopted to fast track myself towards my goals. 

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How To Stay Consistent With Your Finances

It's all good and well starting your journey to saving more money or paying off your debt but if you want to hit your goals and really make a difference to your life you have to stick with it consistently.  If you are saving for just a little while and then end up going on a crazy shopping spree, your savings will dwindle faster than they build up. Here are some tips on how to stay consistent with your finances.

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The Best Way To Deal With Problems To Move On Swiftly

We will inevitably encounter problems in our lives. Whether that is an unexpected cost, falling off track from our goals or something just not going to plan. Sometimes we can feel like just giving up and getting down about it. But this is not the best way to deal with problems and we need to learn new habits so we can move forward. Here are some of the new ways you need to be tackling these moments. 

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